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Cast Complete for Star-Studded HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater CenterCast Complete for Star-Studded HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center will present the world premiere of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure, a new musical comedy written and directed by five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane with music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn. (more...)

Cast Announced for Broadway Method Academy's LEGALLY BLONDECast Announced for Broadway Method Academy's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Broadway Method Academy, Fairfield County's premier musical theater training program, has announced casting for their summer production of the hit blockbuster, Legally Blonde. (more...)

VIDEO: Why Does Tina Fey Compare MEAN GIRLS Cast Members to Justin Timberlake?VIDEO: Why Does Tina Fey Compare MEAN GIRLS Cast Members to Justin Timberlake?
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Tina Fey revealed details of the highly anticipated musical MEAN GIRLS heading to Broadway in March 2018. (more...)

The Plastics Are Coming! MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Begin Broadway Performances Next MarchThe Plastics Are Coming! MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Begin Broadway Performances Next March
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Now according to an equity casting notice, the show will begin rehearsals for Broadway in February 2018, with preview performances set to begin March 10-12, 2018.  (more...)

Oriente Lopez's New Musical OCCASION FOR SIN to Play Planet ConnectionsOriente Lopez's New Musical OCCASION FOR SIN to Play Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

A Jewish saint battles the Spanish Inquisition over the conquest of Peru in the new musical Occasion for Sin by Grammy Award winning composer Oriente Lopez. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

Casting Announced for LEGALLY BLONDE At Edinburgh's Festival TheatreCasting Announced for LEGALLY BLONDE At Edinburgh's Festival Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 28, 2017

OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to the Festival Theatre in November! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Rita Simons, Lucie Jones And Bill Ward Lead New UK Tour Of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICALRita Simons, Lucie Jones And Bill Ward Lead New UK Tour Of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is going on tour! EastEnders' Rita Simon, Lucie Jones, who is representing the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with 'Never Give Up On You' on Saturday May 13, and Bill Ward (Coronation Street and Emmerdale) are to star in a major new UK tour of  the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical.  (more...)

ActorsNET Presents THE EXPLORERS CLUBActorsNET Presents THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Laughter reigns supreme April 28 through May 14 as ActorsNET presents Nell Benjamin's comic romp, The Explorers Club. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Announces INHERIT THE WIND at the Kalita Humphreys TheaterDallas Theater Center Announces INHERIT THE WIND at the Kalita Humphreys Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for Inherit the Wind beginning on May 16 and running through June 18 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. The Pay-What-You-Can performance will be Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 19th, 2017 - Drama League Noms, THE LITTLE FOXES and More!BWW Morning Brief April 19th, 2017 - Drama League Noms, THE LITTLE FOXES and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: This year's Drama League Award nominees are being announced today, while THE LITTLE FOXES officially bows at MTC! (more...)

So Fetch! Tickets for MEAN GIRLS World Premiere in Washington, D.C. Go On Sale This WeekSo Fetch! Tickets for MEAN GIRLS World Premiere in Washington, D.C. Go On Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Tickets go on sale this week for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls, with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond ('30 Rock,' 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'); and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde). Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!) directs and choreographs.  (more...)

Actorsnet Shakes Up Victorian England with THE EXPLORERS CLUBActorsnet Shakes Up Victorian England with THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

ActorsNET continues its 21st season with Nell Benjamin's hilarious comedy, THE EXPLORERS CLUB.  When a female explorer attempts to join an all-male bastion for explorers, she brings in tow a primitive blue-painted man from a previously lost tribe.  She presents the native to Queen Victoria and he scandalizes British society.   (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Blank Theatre in Hollywood will be accepting script submissions between April 15 and May 15 for its 2017-2018 Living Room Series, which will begin in September. (more...)

Umphress, Harcourt, Park and More Cast in Douglas Carter Beane's HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater CenterUmphress, Harcourt, Park and More Cast in Douglas Carter Beane's HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater Center
by Kyle Christopher West - Apr 7, 2017

Umphress, Harcourt, Park and More Cast in Douglas Carter Beane's HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater Center (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/26/2017Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

It's So Fetch! Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Launches Website & Show ArtIt's So Fetch! Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Launches Website & Show Art
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Washington D.C.'s National Theatre will premiere the highly anticipated new musical Mean Girls (October 31-December 3, 2017), adapted from the hit Paramount Pictures film. The Broadway-bound musical just launched an official website, with show art included. (more...)

Tina Fey's Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Make Regional Premiere This FallTina Fey's Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Make Regional Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Broadway at The National announces its 2017-18 season featuring the anticipated world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls, with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film, the return of Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Boublil and Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon Les Misérables, the only area appearance of the one-of-a-kind internet sensation The Piano Guys, the Washington premiere of the hilarious smash hit comedy Something Rotten! and the Washington premiere of Waitress with music by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles. (more...)

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